Pictured: All the tea in China

After the process of making Longjing tea, Wang Yuebao shows the tea boxes that she sells. Roman Pilipey/EPA. More images below.

After the process of making Longjing tea, Wang Yuebao shows the tea boxes that she sells. Roman Pilipey/EPA. More images below.

Photographic artist Roman Pilipey who captured these images has created an amazing visual for us. Viewing them makes you feel as if you have been there. All the tea in China in pictures. Published by The Guardian.

All the tea in China

According to a legend, tea was first discovered by the Chinese emperor Shennong in 2737 BC. Today China is the world’s biggest tea producer, producing 2.43m tonnes last year. The tea industry in China employs around 80 million people as both farmers and pickers, and in sales.

Employs 80 million people. That’s a lot of people. — VGrF

Image Credit

Roman Pilipey/EPA. Friday 2 June 2017 03.08 EDT.

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